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Long Time, No See: Community Outreach Survey

If you received an email with the subject “Wilmette Institute Community Outreach 2019,” please do not ignore it. It contains a brief survey (10 questions) asking about your experiences—good, bad or indifferent—with the Institute. The survey should take about 5

Tip for Sustainable Living: Use a Local Car-Share Service

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“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.” —‘Abdu’l-Bahá Monthly tips about sustainable living are designed to inspire you to adapt them to your personal circumstances and locale and to help you generate other ideas about

Stephen Boyanton

Stephen Boyanton is a writer and translator as well as a historian and practitioner of Chinese medicine. He received his MA in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia, his MS in the clinical practice of Chinese medicine from Pacific

Proposals Encouraged for Presentations by Bahá’ís at the Parliament of the World’s Religions

Request from the American National Spiritual Assembly. The National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United States has recently sent a letter to the American Bahá’í Community, sharing information about the seventh Parliament of the World’s Religions that will

Wilmette Institute Continues to Experiment with On-Site/Online Courses—This Time in Canada

From time to time the Wilmette Institute has experimented with courses that combine on-site presentations and on-line units. In September and October 2017, the Institute partnered with Spiritual Assemblies in Saskatoon and Edmonton, Canada, and offered combined courses with two

A Different Web Talk: Bahá’u’lláh’s Seven Valleys and Seven Caribou Spirit Bowls

REALLY ENJOYED the Webinar . . . on one Indian artist´s perspective on The Seven Valleys . . . different from the usual Webinar and therefore, for me, refreshing. Thank you so very much for providing us with these informative and

Wilmette Institute Sets $100,000 Fund-Raising Goal

For the fiscal year 2017–18, the Wilmette Institute Board has set a fund-raising goal of $100,000.00 The current goal, which is $45,000 higher than last year’s, is a response to the Institute’s agreement with the United Theological Seminary of the

Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian, “Materialism and Discontent: Bahá’í Perspectives”

Sunday, June 17, 2018 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk Dr. Ghadirian’s August 2018 article on How to Measure True Prosperity ( The talk explores materialism with a specific view on moral and social consequences of a materialistic mindset and Bahá’í perspectives

Robin Chandler, “Baha’i Identity: Conscientious Spirituality and the Games People Play”

Sunday, September 9, 2018 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk View/Download PDF of Slide Show In troubling times such as these, being a Bahá’í is a spiritual privilege. Our concerns about the collapse of societies worldwide should not distract us from the exhilarating

Kevin Locke

Kevin Locke Tȟokáheya Inážiŋ (The First to Arise) is an internationally-recognized master traditional folk artist, visionary hoop dancer, indigenous Northern Plains flute player/recording artist, cultural ambassador and an educator. A citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, he self identifies